Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
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Women’s World Cup: U.S. defeats Japan, 5-2, wins tournament for first time since 1999
Washington Post - 7/5/2015 8:56:01 PM
Rampone is the last active link to the 1999 U.S. squad — the last to bring this country a World Cup ... into the middle of the penalty area on a beautiful set piece. This is the first time Japan has trailed in the World Cup. 6:56 p.m.: The Hoff is ...
U.S. exorcises ghosts of '99 with rout in Women's World Cup final
Los Angeles Times - 7/6/2015 6:43:00 AM
Three of those scores put her team ahead to stay, making Lloyd an easy winner as the World Cup's best player and making the U.S. the first country to win three ... Lloyd started at the edge of the penalty area, then charged into the box unmarked to latch ...
Stats That Could Win Or Lose The Women's World Cup Final
ESPN - 7/5/2015 9:46:07 PM
The United States can be the first country to win three Women's World Cup titles, while defending champion Japan ... goal in six games and only 21 total shots from inside the penalty area, both in the top four in the tournament on a per game basis.
Fresno-area fans relish U.S. Women’s World Cup title
Fresno Bee - 7/6/2015 3:29:43 AM
Fresno fan Amanda Ramirez, watching at The Mad Duck, showed her World Cup spirit on her shoulder. The 30-year-old Fresno native made her first venture out of the country this summer and went to Winnipeg, Canada, for the group stage of the Women’s World Cup.
U.S. dominates Japan in Women’s World Cup final
The Star - 7/6/2015 9:27:38 AM
The American captain then made it 2-0 with her fifth of the tournament just two minutes later by poking home Holiday’s free kick after it was flicked on by Johnston in a chaotic penalty area ... country — has had a reduced role in her final World ...
Lloyd shines as U.S. dominates Japan to win Women's World Cup title
My FOX DC - 7/6/2015 2:10:59 AM
Moments later, Lloyd scored again off a scramble in the penalty area in the sixth minute after ... wake of the destructive tsunami that struck the country in March 2011. Its women's soccer team had a World Cup in Germany to prepare for while the country ...
Will San Antonio missions' world heritage status be a boon for Texas?
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/6/2015 8:51:51 AM
will also continue to work together to tell our story to visitors from around the globe and build even stronger relationships with countries like Mexico and Spain, because we are telling their story too.” World Heritage status is given to sites of ...
World heritage status for The Alamo, Japan industrial sites
Chron - 7/5/2015 3:12:25 PM
In another decision, Japan received world heritage status for a collection of almost two dozen sites that illustrate the country's industrial revolution ... along with Roman and Byzantine remains in the area. — Prehistoric rock art showing human and ...
French wine regions Champagne, Burgundy win world heritage status
Channel News Asia - 7/5/2015 7:37:16 PM
France is already the world's most visited country, welcoming 84 million tourists last year ... In Champagne, UNESCO recognised an area where the method of producing sparkling wines was developed in the early 17th century to its early industrialization ...
Three things AIFF needs to set right immediately in run up to U-16 AFC and U-17 World Cup
Firstpost - 7/6/2015 11:07:51 AM
But India's priority must be putting on a good show at the AFC U-16s and the -17 World Cup — and for that, the concentration on developing players between the ages of 12-15 is vital — these are the ones who will play for a country desperate to justify ...
USA women's soccer team wins World Cup, top Japan 5-2
Denver Channel ABC News - 7/6/2015 1:06:33 AM
The Americans became the first country with three women's ... Tobin Heath scored off a scramble in the penalty area to give the United States a 5-2 lead. The seven combined goals are the most ever in a Women's World Cup final.
Messi-led Argentina extends country's title drought with Copa America loss to Chile
Latino FOX News - 7/6/2015 9:49:06 AM
The four-time world player of the year scored his team's lone goal in ... but Gonzalo Higuain was not able capitalize on a dangerous cross into the area. The next chance Messi will have to win a title with Argentina is in next year's centennial Copa ...
USA thrash Japan to win Women's World Cup
Al JAZEERA - 7/6/2015 1:56:40 AM
Her first came in the third minute when Megan Rapinoe drove a low diagonal ball across the area and ... goals in her country's 2-1 win over Japan in the 2012 Olympic final. The seven goals in the match made it the highest scoring Women's World Cup final.
Ancient Jewish necropolis named World Heritage Site
The Times of Israel - 7/6/2015 7:25:57 AM
The site, east of Haifa, was first proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002 and in 2012 was put on the tentative list. Once a heritage site is declared, host countries must preserve the location and prevent development in the area that would change ...
Women's World Cup 2015 final: USA beat Japan 5-2 – as it happened
theguardian.com - 7/6/2015 2:39:37 AM
Your country is so proud of all of you. Come visit the White House with the World Cup soon. Carli Lloyd picks up the ... 81 min: Miyama wins a free-kick to the left of the area. What can she produce? She raises her arm and delivers. Solo punches clear ...